Blackstone’s Carol Kim named Recipient of 100 Women in Finance 2022 APAC Industry Leadership Award

Oct 10, 2022

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Carol Kim
Senior Managing Director and Asia Pacific Head of Institutional Client Solutions, Blackstone

Hong Kong – 10 October 2022 – 100 Women in Finance (100WF), a global finance industry organization, announced today that Carol Kim, Senior Managing Director and Asia Pacific Head of Institutional Client Solutions at Blackstone, will receive its 2022 APAC Industry Leadership Award (the Award). The Award is presented annually in recognition of exemplary professional talent, business ethics, and passion for investing that further define and advance the industry’s standards of excellence. Ms. Kim will be honored for this achievement at the 100WF Gala on November 17th at the St. Regis Hotel in Hong Kong.

Carol Kim is a Senior Managing Director and Asia Pacific Head of Institutional Client Solutions and is based in Hong Kong. Since joining Blackstone in 2008, Ms. Kim has led investor relations and new business development efforts in Asia. She is also Asia Pacific Chair of the Blackstone Women’s Network. Prior to joining Blackstone, Ms. Kim was based in New York as a Vice President in the Absolute Return Strategies Group at Lehman Brothers, where she was responsible for client communications and reporting to its hedge fund and fund of hedge funds clients. Prior to joining Lehman, she was Director of Marketing at Continuity Capital, LLC and a Marketing Associate at P. Schoenfeld Asset Management. Ms. Kim began her career in investor relations at LG Electronics in Seoul, South Korea and Allied Properties in Toronto, Canada. Ms. Kim received a BA in Urban and Economic Studies from the University of Toronto. She is a Co-Founder and Board Member Emeritus of 100 Women in Finance.

“100WF is delighted to recognize Carol as this year’s Award honoree.” Amanda Pullinger, 100WF CEO, stated.  She continued, “Carol is highly regarded in the finance industry, particularly in Asia, not only for her accomplishments and leadership but also her commitment to building long-term partnerships. Carol has also been an integral part of this organization, as Co-Founder of 100WF, and continues to champion our mission as we move towards realizing our Vision 30/40.”

“I am truly humbled and appreciative of this recognition from my peers. There are so many men and women that have supported me throughout my career. In turn, I take great joy in sharing my experiences with the next generation of women in finance. 100WF has been with me every step of my financial career and I am so proud and grateful of the positive impact that we as an organization has made on our industry.”

To view past 100WF Industry Leadership Award honorees, please see here.

Funds raised at the 100WF Hong Kong Gala will benefit 100WF Foundation to support the organization’s programs and initiatives as well as the efforts of our local program partners who prepare and encourage women of all backgrounds to pursue pathways into the finance industry. For more information, please visit the 100WF Hong Kong Gala web page.

To inquire about sponsorship opportunities for the Hong Kong Gala, please contact the Hong Kong Gala Committee.

To donate to 100WF Foundation please click here.